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Wearable sensor detects what your sweat is saying
A cheap way to print sweat sensors onto rolls of plastic is another step toward replacing blood draws with wearables.
Aug 20, 2019 23:59 UTC Gadgets Read More

Yubico's new security key works with both USB Type-C and Lightning
Yubico makes some of the best USB security keys currently available. The company's products make it easy to add hardware-based two-factor authentication.
Aug 20, 2019 23:58 UTC Technology Read More

State hospital employee accused of beating mentally ill patient, state police say
5 Investigates has learned that six staff members have been placed on leave while the Department of Mental Health investigates.
Aug 20, 2019 23:50 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Study Shows Burning Fossil Fuels Is Killing Us — Are You OK With That?
August 20th, 2019 by Steve Hanley. Doing science is hard. You don't just put on a lab coat, grab a clipboard, and start publishing reports. It takes years and…
Aug 20, 2019 23:48 UTC Health Read More

NOVA helps locals find employment
A group that helps workers finds jobs held their fourth annual luncheon at the Monroe Civic Center.
Aug 20, 2019 23:43 UTC Jobs Read More

Here are the 82 startups from day 2 of Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Days
Team TechCrunch was back for Day 2 of Y Combinator's Summer 2019 Demo Days, where we heard from another massive chunk of startups that are taking…
Aug 20, 2019 23:39 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Employment claims in Nevada drop 6.5% compared to last July
Last month's initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits totaled nearly 9870, up just over 400 claims, or 4. 4 percent compared to June, according to…
Aug 20, 2019 23:33 UTC Jobs Read More

Oculus Head of Mobile VR Product Max Cohen Leaves Facebook
Early Oculus staffer Max Cohen, who led mobile product for the VR unit, has left Facebook this week, Variety has learned. Cohen's departure is just the latest…
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

The OnePlus TV is coming in September, but maybe not to you
The OnePlus TV is coming next month, founder Pete Lau revealed today — just one year after the phonemaker first announced it would build a TV set.
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Technology Read More

The OnePlus TV is coming in September, but maybe not to you
The OnePlus TV is coming next month, founder Pete Lau revealed today — just one year after the phonemaker first announced it would build a TV set.
Aug 20, 2019 23:23 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Experts offer tips for if your computer is hit with ransomware
Hackers have taken over computer files at a local hospital and a steel plant in the past three weeks, creating serious issues for those businesses and their clients…
Aug 20, 2019 23:22 UTC Computing Read More

Experts offer tips for if your computer is hit with ransomware
Hackers have taken over computer files at a local hospital and a steel plant in the past three weeks, creating serious issues for those businesses and their clients…
Aug 20, 2019 23:21 UTC Computing Read More

Cannabis Industry: FBI Investigation Poses Challenges
The cannabis industry has been in the spotlight this year, and now the FBI is investigating allegations of corruption in this nascent industry.
Aug 20, 2019 23:03 UTC Business Read More

Amazon and SoftBank help UK tech start-ups score record foreign investment
British technology start-ups have attracted more foreign investment since the start of the year than they did throughout all of 2018, according to *fresh* figures…
Aug 20, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Nuclear Propulsion Could Be 'Game-Changer' for Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says
Humanity's next giant leap could be enabled by nuclear thermal propulsion, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.
Aug 20, 2019 23:00 UTC Science Read More

This Is How Quickly Vaping Alters the Body
A new study is casting yet another shadow over e-cigarettes. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say participants who inhaled only vape juice—no…
Aug 20, 2019 22:59 UTC Health Read More

Cramer calls Estee Lauder the 'stock market equivalent of the Patriots'
Estee Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda is "the Bill Belichick of cosmetics. He gets the job done. He does his assignment," Jim Cramer says.
Aug 20, 2019 22:56 UTC Markets Read More

Migrants in border detention centers won't be given flu vaccine
The U.S. government will not give flu vaccines to migrant families being held in detention centers near the U.S.-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection…
Aug 20, 2019 22:55 UTC Health Read More

How virtual reality is helping stroke survivors
It's digital medicine that's helping stroke survivors make real progress. A California company is making games that turn grueling physical therapy into something…
Aug 20, 2019 22:50 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Westworld Awakening VR Game Trailer (Survios, HBO)
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Aug 20, 2019 22:44 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Facebook-Owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is in early talks with local firms to launch digital payments *service* in Indonesia.
Aug 20, 2019 22:40 UTC Business Read More

Beating the statistics: The underlying reason so many startups fail
Is there a common tie between all the reasons startups fail? One 'core reason' that fuels all the others which entrepreneurs can learn from?
Aug 20, 2019 22:37 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Destiny 2 Trailer For Shadowkeep's Season Of The Undying Reveals That The Vex Are Coming
Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's first season will focus on the Vex.
Aug 20, 2019 22:33 UTC Technology Read More

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